Mary Rena BLACK

2nd May 1929 - 23rd April 2022
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Riverton Union Church
126 Palmerston Street
27 April 2022, 1:30PM

BLACK, Mary Rena (nee Martin).

Peacefully at Bupa Longwood Retirement Village and Rest Home and Care home on Saturday 23rd April 2022, surrounded by her loving family in her 93rd year.

Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Elliott and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Don and Sally, Alan, Steve and Leanne, and Trev.

Much loved grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and Aunty.

Special thanks to the loving and caring staff of Bupa Riverton.

A private family farewell for Mary will be held on Wednesday 27th April, 1.30pm, Riverton Union Church, Palmerston Street, Riverton. Interment at Riverton Cemetery will follow.

Messages to 82 Tweedie Road, RD 3, Riverton 9883, or to Mary’s tribute page at where her livestream link is available.


Mary was a beautiful lady who had special connections with her grandchildren & great grandchildren. She will be missed by so many but will be forever remembered in our hearts. As she is now peacefully at rest with Elli take comfort in knowing they will be happy to be together again. Heartfelt hugs & kisses to all
Joy Reeves , Oamaru
Thinking of you Hannah & all your family.
Love Ian and Margaret
Ian and Margaret Jacobsen , Lumsden New Zealand
We are so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was a truly beautiful Lady.
Julie and Geoff Beer, Mossburn
Sympathy to all the family, Mary was a lovely lady, now back with Ellie.. Fond memories of them as neighbors when living in Hill Road. RIP
Anne and Keith White
Anne White, Riverton
Sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Thinking of you all.
Treena and Peter Symons, Wallacetown